Wellness Escapes in the Greek Islands II

Ferry and Fitness Retreat Wellness Escapes in the Greek Islands II

With pristine beaches, warm year-round sunshine, and captivating small towns, Greece has the power to heal your soul. Discover how to balance your mind and body with this wellness retreat in the Greek Islands.

Katrina is a Greek-American who has dedicated her life to bridging cultures. She loves to travel and share her passion for Greece with others.


The picture-perfect islands of Crete are a haven for relaxation. Here you’ll find tranquillity in a place where farmers tend olive groves, where the local tavernas serve up traditional dishes throughout the day and where footpaths lead into pretty fishing villages. A retreat here won’t be a five-star spa experience but you can expect the hospitality to be warm and generous, the classes rooted in the natural landscape and the food to be deliciously authentic.

If you want to rebalance mind, body and spirit on your next vacation, then look no further than a yoga holiday in Greece. From high-energy Vinyasa to meditative Yin, there are retreats for every experience level in this renowned yoga mecca.

Crete is a great choice for beginners, with retreats that focus on introducing yoga, Pilates and dance therapy. Experienced teachers will take you through poses that challenge but also offer options for all abilities. You’ll leave the week feeling lighter and more embodied.

You can fly to Chania directly from London Gatwick (Easyjet) or connect in Athens for the two hour flight, or you can take an overnight ferry. Car hire is also available for those wanting to explore the island. You’ll also have the option to choose a luxurious spa retreat on the east coast of the island, with an abundance of sea views and top-notch facilities.


If you’re looking to unwind and regain a sense of balance, an Island wellness escape may be just what you need. These incredible Greek getaways have everything you need to get your zen on and get moving. From hiking adventures in Crete to island hopping in Santorini, there’s something for every fitness enthusiast here.

Located on the cliff-top of Imerovigli, Andronis Concept Wellness Resort is the perfect place to find alignment and harmony. With a jaw-dropping view of the azure sea, this retreat is a sanctuary of serenity and wellbeing.

From energizing yoga flows to relaxing restorative sessions, this retreat has it all. The hotel also offers a full range of spa treatments, including mud baths, Ayurvedic massages and more. And if you’re feeling hungry, you can always enjoy a signature Asian fusion meal at Buddha-Bar Beach.

For the active yogi, this retreat is a dream come true. The experienced and passionate yoga teachers, Gemma and Tom, will guide you through daily movement and mindfulness practices. In addition to uplifting yoga classes, you’ll also enjoy beach walks, island hopping to hidden beaches, and a Greek cooking class.

This climbing and yoga vacation in Lefkada is a great option for both beginners and advanced climbers. The experienced guides will work with you to help you reach your climbing goals while experiencing the beauty of this amazing Greek island.


Located high up on the southern shore of Mykonos, overlooking a private beach and sun-drenched horizon, Panoptis Escape is a hotel where mortals meet their gods. Its name may sound grandiose, but it’s justified by a heavenly collection of concrete, rattan and wood villas that look like something from the next-level-up version of Barbie’s Dream House (plus a few slightly sinister ram’s head motifs).

Its sister property, Santa Marina, is one of Mykonos’ most celebrated hotels, and for good reason. Its 71 suites, rooms and villas are spread throughout a serene landscape that’s home to unobstructed clear blue sky views. The private beach is a short walk through a stone path, and the resort’s Elemis spa offers body, mind and soul treatments.

Healthy cuisine and refreshing beverages are a key component of this Mykonos wellness retreat. It’s carefully curated to promote health from the inside out, from vibrant salads to lean proteins to wholesome grains and more. Incorporating these nutrient-rich foods into your diet supports optimal bodily function and helps you maintain an even energy balance. You’ll also enjoy a selection of revitalizing juices, herbal teas and infused waters that keep you hydrated, boost your immunity and support digestion. And you can count on a slew of soothing massages to melt away any residual stress.


Indulge in the rejuvenating power of a Greek island paradise. Located at the edge of the Cyclades, Amorgos is a mysterious and enchanting retreat destination known for its potent revitalizing energy, dramatic landscapes and abundance of therapeutic herbs. Experience the divine beauty of Amorgos and take home an unforgettable experience that weaves together wellness, culture, and shared experiences.

Stay at the beautiful Aegialis Hotel & Spa, nestled on the cliffs of this quiet Greek island with views that will take your breath away. This family-owned 5-star luxury property will provide you with the hospitality dreams are made of. This upscale boutique hotel is designed with your comfort in mind, offering a simple yet elegant decor and an easy walk to one of the island’s best beaches.

This resort has been built with an eco-friendly mentality and features state of the art facilities in a minimal Cycladic design. During your stay you will enjoy luxurious rooms overlooking the sea with Jacuzzi, sauna, hammam, indoor salt water swimming pool and fitness center.

This retreat package includes 7 days / 6 nights of luxury accommodations, all on-site group activities (yoga, workshops, meditation, workouts), and breakfast, lunch & dinner daily. Excursions, travel within Amorgos, additional meals, alcoholic drinks, massage and other offsite activities are not included. A $500 non-refundable deposit holds your spot.